I am thrilled to be working at Q13 FOX News. Moving back to the amazing people and unrivaled beauty of the Pacific Northwest is a dream come true.

I grew up in Longview, Wash., and lived in the south Puget Sound for several years before beginning my broadcasting career in Reno, Nev., as a photojournalist. I then moved more than 2,000 miles away to Greensboro, N.C., where my nearly 10-year long stint in the deep south began.

After almost 7 years working as a photojournalist and reporter in Atlanta, I packed up my life and returned to my home state of Washington.

I live in Seattle with my partner and our awesome dog.

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    Report: Expect to pay more to live near mass transit

    SEATTLE – If you’re looking to buy a home soon, be ready to pay more if you want to live near one of the new or planned Link Light Rail stations. A Seattle real estate software company called Estately recently calculated the data, which in some areas suggest home prices could surge in the few areas many still considered affordable. “Your home is undoubtedly going to go up in value at some point,” said Estately CEO Galen Ward. “Areas near […]

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    Transgender man speaks out after vicious attack on Capitol Hill

    SEATTLE — A Seattle transgender man said a vicious attack left them battered and beaten on Capitol Hill. The victim uses they/them/their pronouns. It happened just as the Seattle Times reported a spike in the number of hate crimes being reported in Seattle. The latest attack happened in the heart of Capitol Hill near 11th Avenue and Pike Street when someone viciously assaulted Michael Volz. Police said the suspect shouted out loud, “Hey, happy Pride,” before punching the victim in the face, […]

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    Local reaction to Supreme Court’s immigration ruling: ‘We will not go away’

    SEATTLE — The U.S. Supreme Court’s 4-4 vote Thursday that blocks President Obama’s immigration policy affects tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants living in Washington state. Several of Seattle’s city leaders gathered at the federal courthouse to denounce the ruling. Among them was a 20-year-old undocumented immigrant who said she is tired of living in fear. Daniela Murguia said she plans to fight for reform, even while facing the threat of deportation. “To be silent, to be scared, to be […]

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    Food bank truck stolen; hundreds of families affected

    SULTAN, Wash. — A Snohomish County food bank is desperate for help after someone stole its delivery truck. People at the Sultan Food Bank are now scrambling to figure out how to deliver food and baby supplies to more than 1,000 needy people. The director of the charity said the facility has repeatedly been the target of thieves for several months.  But this time the crooks stole their box truck and a laptop – and now the charity worries that some […]

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    Report: Tacoma is No. 1 city in Western Washington for property crime

    TACOMA — According to a new report, Tacoma is number one city in Western Washington when it comes to property crimes. The City of Tacoma Blue Ribbon Property Crimes Reduction Task Force recently completed a report for city leaders to consider ways to reduce crime in the city. The task force recommends that city leaders tackle the root of many property crimes, not just the criminals. That could mean providing a burglary suspect with drug counseling or temporary housing – […]

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    Active-shooter training begins for Seattle nightclubs, bars

    SEATTLE – Many of Seattle’s nightclub and bar employees spent Monday afternoon taking a crash course in how to deal with an active-shooting situation. After the deadly Orlando gay nightclub shooting, many of Seattle’s LGBT community wonder what they can do to stay safe. Several gay pride festivals are scheduled to happen this coming weekend, and tens of thousands of people are expected to visit. Monday’s meeting was the first of three active-shooter training sessions put on with the help […]

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    Tony Reed pleads guilty to helping brother bury Arlington murder victims, escape justice

    EVERETT, Wash. — Tony Reed on Friday pleaded guilty in a Snohomish County court, admitting to helping his brother John Reed hide the bodies of slain Arlington husband and wife, Monique Pattenaude and Patrick Shunn. Investigators said Tony led police to the couple’s buried remains. Prosecutors dropped initial first-degree murder charges against Tony when they learned he had a solid alibi for the time of the killings. “He made some poor choices, but faced with a tough situation, being in […]

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    Bellingham Police: DNA links Sumas man to 3 sex assaults, likely more

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. – The suspect is 36-year-old Edmund Olivas from Sumas. He faced a Whatcom County judge Thursday. Police said Olivas is a serial rapist and investigators can prove their allegations with his DNA. Olivas could be facing 3 counts of kidnapping and 3 counts of rape. Police believe Olivas has only been living in Western Washington for a couple of years. Investigators said his first victim was kidnapped and raped while walking home from a Super Bowl party in […]

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    Police arrest man accused of kidnapping, sexually assaults in Bellingham

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Bellingham Police said Thursday they arrested a man accused of kidnapping two teenagers and sexually assaulting them before dropping them off in a secluded area without their shoes or belongings. Investigators said it all started when the suspect asked the two girls for directions on May 27. Investigators believe this man could be connected to two other similar crimes, one in Whatcom County and another outside the area. It’s why they said they’re desperate for the public’s help […]

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    Arlington murder suspect’s parents released from jail pending filing of charges

    EVERETT, Wash. — The elderly parents of fugitive murder suspect John Reed faced a judge on Wednesday for allegedly helping John and his brother Tony Reed run from the law. Police believe John Reed murdered Patrick Shunn and Monique Patenaude of Arlington. Prosecutors said the brothers, John and Tony, got away with their parents’ help. Prosecutors said Reed’s parents, 77-year-old Faye Reed and 81-year-old Clyde Reed, who live in Ellensburg, have no prior criminal history, but they allegedly helped their […]